Almost every dog owner would agree that dogs love to go on walks. They get to be outside, get some exercise, and maybe even interact with another dog. However, some dog owners may dread taking their dog on a walk because of their poor leash skills. Some people may avoid owning larger dog breeds because of their tendency to pull hard on the leash. So what are some ways to ensure that your dog knows proper leash etiquette?
It’s important to know what types of dog leashes are available. Sometimes a change in the type of leash used can help. The most common kind is your standard leash, which can be up to six feet in length. The retractable leash is also a common leash. This leash works like a tape measure and you can control how much length your dog has. Dog owners should be cautioned that the stopping mechanism in this leash can come undone if a dog pulls too hard; this leash is recommended more for dogs that aren’t likely to pull too hard.
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